What's it like to be a Contracts Manager?
A Contracts Manager oversees projects from start to finish, ensuring the work is completed to the agreed time and budgets. They work on projects in many different industries, from construction to transport.
Tasks and duties
- Draft, analyse, negotiate and agree contracts.
- Serve as a single point of contact during contract negotiations.
- Manage record-keeping of communication, documentation and contracts.
- Obtain input from internal subject matter experts regarding pricing, commercial requirements and constraints, and delivery timelines.
- Resolve contract-related issues, externally and internally.
- Manage the contract’s end, including renewals, cancellations and renegotiations.
- Provide updates to internal stakeholders.
- Act as a point of escalation during the life of the contract.
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How to become a Contracts Manager
- Complete a Diploma of Contract Management (10526NAT). It will take you approximately 2 years full-time and entry requirements vary across institutions.
- Gain accreditation for on-the-job experience you’ve gained with the Contract Management Professional (CMP) certification.
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